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"Pricing should be improved.""The pricing of this product is meant for medium to large-scale enterprises.""It is my understanding that the cost is very low. It's not very expensive."

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Top Answer: It depends on the Data architecture and the complexity of your requirement. Some great tools in the market are Qlik sense, Power BI, OBIEE, Tableau etc. I have recently started using Cognos Enterprise… more »
Top Answer: The product is a very good reporting tool and is very flexible. It allows for the users to get a scheduled report.
Top Answer: As we get new requirements, we need to see if they fit into Cognos. As of right now, it fits our needs, however, that can change. We've had issues in the past that the solution is still working to… more »
Top Answer: There are platforms available that enable bridge between technologies. Tableau/Qlik is great visualization from performance and user interface as compared to SAS - #askginie.ai
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Also Known As
Cognos, Cognos Analytics, IBM Cognos Analytics
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Overview

Cognos Software is IBM's Business Intelligence and Performance Management solution, offering BI, strategy management, financial performance, and data analytics applications. Cognos caters to all levels in an organization with products designed for individuals, workgroups, departments, mid-size companies, and big enterprises.

SAS Business Intelligence package offers business owners an all-in-one tool for data analysis. It is mainly comprised of analytics software that can handle all of the statistical analysis that a company requires. Functions include mining and managing to fetching important information from a variety of sources and even adapting that information, all for the purpose of analyzing the data for future use.

The SAS Business Intelligence software allows users to handle, understand, and analyze their data in both past and present fields, as well as influence vital factors for future changes. Users can also create and publish reports based on their findings so that others in their field can share the information and input suggestions. The graphic presentation is another benefit that many businesses find useful when presenting their findings to others.

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Sample Customers
More than 23,000 leading organizations across multiple industries use Cognos. Some examples of Cognos customers include BMW Financial Services, Quinte Health Care, Troy Corporation, Michigan State University, and GKN Land System.
Staples, Ausgrid, Scotiabank, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Xcel Energy, and Triad Analytics Solutions.
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company11%
Healthcare Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
University9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Insurance Company10%
Transportation Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government11%
Financial Services Firm8%
Company Size
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Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise54%
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Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise56%
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IBM Cognos is ranked 8th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools with 6 reviews while SAS Visual Analytics is ranked 17th in Business Intelligence (BI) Tools. IBM Cognos is rated 8.4, while SAS Visual Analytics is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Cognos writes "View all the numbers through one single platform to make business decisions, but pay for the privilege". On the other hand, IBM Cognos is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, whereas SAS Visual Analytics is most compared with Tableau, Microsoft BI, Qlik Sense, Databricks and MicroStrategy.

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